Willoughby Cooke

Helping you navigate gravity!

Hello, I’m Willoughby, licensed massage therapist and board certified Structural Integrator. I own Upright Integration, a therapeutic bodywork practice. Informed from a structural integration perspective I provide therapeutic bodywork that emphasizes myofascial and neuromuscular techniques. Myofascial work primarily focuses on fascia, the connective tissue that encases all the structures of the body. Neuromuscular work focuses on the neurological connections between the brain and the musculos...

Hello, I’m Willoughby, licensed massage therapist and board certified Structural Integrator. I own Upright Integration, a therapeutic bodywork practice. Informed from a structural integration perspective I provide therapeutic bodywork that emphasizes myofascial and neuromuscular techniques. Myofascial work primarily focuses on fascia, the connective tissue that encases all the structures of the body. Neuromuscular work focuses on the neurological connections between the brain and the musculoskeletal system, and helps re-educate the body through the client’s active and passive participation. Structural bodywork in the simplest terms seeks to improve posture by balancing one’s body in gravity. I aim to treat clients as whole individuals rather than as collections of symptoms or dysfunctions, and to bring attention to what is working for people as well as what isn’t. My ultimate goal is to empower clients to achieve wellness on their own via increased self-awareness and movement education. Indeed, my work is rooted in a belief in the transformative power of movement. I have experience working with chronic pain, repetitive stress injuries, and prenatal massage, and I bring to my practice my love of Qigong, rock climbing, and dance. 

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Licenses
Massage

OR # 41142

Board Certified Structural Integrator

# 239892

Education
2014

East West College

800-Hour Massage Therapy program

2016

Kinesis Myofascial Integration

500 hour Structural Integration program

Experience
Bodywork

12 contact hours CE in myofascial techniques for the Cervical Spine and Jaw

This course based from a structural integration point of view focused on functional assessment and treatment for the cervical spine and jaw.

12 contact hours CE in myfascial techniques for the Pelvis and Thigh

This course had an emphasis on body reading, assessment and strategy for manual therapy treatment of the pelvis and thigh.

33 hour contact CE course in Neuromuscular therapy

Neuromuscular work focuses on the neurological connections between the brain and the musculoskeletal system, and helps re-educate the body through the client’s active and passive participation.

12 contact hours CE in myofascial techiques for the Thoracolumbar Spine

This course delved into structural analysis and breath work for the spine and thorax. Again with an emphasis on myofascial techniques

Foundations course in Gokhale Method (postural balancing course)

The Gokhale Method seeks to re-educate the body's movement patterns so we can sit, stand and walk in way that respects the intrinsic design of our human structure.

Owner of Upright Integration

Work's with a wide verity of patients suffering from a myriad of symptoms including but not limited to, chronic pain, postural imbalance, whip lash, repetitive stress injuries, Sciatica, Post surgery rehabilitation, pregnancy.

Nerve and Artery Mobilization for Structural Integrators

28 hour course in nerve and artery mobilization with emphasis on the pelvis, spine and thorax. (module 1 taught by Kirstin Schumaker)

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Tim on Sep 20
Wonderful experience.
by Jessie on Aug 25
Will does incredible work!
by Lalli on Aug 02
I liked both Willoughby and the bodywork space very much!
by Anonymous on Jul 25
Incredible work eased tnesion. I felt very safe and cared for by this work.
by Kelly on Jul 06
Epic skill lvl .... I Felt so much relief after 1 session ! I highly recommend you give this one a try asap.
by Anonymous on Jun 27
I found mindfulness based stress reduction mediation around the same time I started working with Willoughby. I've enjoyed blending the programs and have noticed many improvements , such as posture , balance, and stability.
by Amanda on Jun 07
Best massage ever! He focused specifically on what was bothering me.
by Jennifer on Apr 26
Willloughby was incredibly thorough and took the time to explain the theory behind the work he does. I left feeling great and that's stayed with me. Look forward to more sessions with him.
by Orichd on Apr 13
I was very impressed with the totality of my experience. It was very natural for me to be in a partnership like experience with my own body and my own conscious awareness of what was occuring step by step. I appreciate the slow approach and the gentle presence Willoughby Cooke brings to his work.
by Paul on Mar 05
Thanks Willoughby!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Myofascial Release

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